Davis, Henry, 1897-1977

Special Collections

Ulster University, Coleraine

The Special Collections at the University of Ulster at Coleraine are held separate from the main collection. The collections include Henry Davis gift of early printed books and fine bindings, Headlam-Morley Collection of World War I and the Peace Treaty, Henry Morris Collection of Irish literature, language, history and folklore, Irish Collection, Denis Johnston Collection, Francis Stuart Collecti ...

Henry Davis Collection

Ulster University, Coleraine

Henry Davis (1897-1977) was a businessman who owned factories in London and Belfast. The Henry Davis Collection consists of early and rare printed books from the invention of printing in 1455. The collection includes the Fust and Schoeffer Latin Bible of 1462, paper and vellum copies of Jenson's Pliny Historia Naturalis (Venice 1472), the first editions of the Greek and Latin classics and early ed ...